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Risk Consulting Regulatory Compliance (Prudential) - Manager

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID130197BR
Job TitleRisk Consulting Regulatory Compliance (Prudential) - Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineFRM
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the financial services industry.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionThe Team

KPMG is a leading advisor to financial service firms in the UK market whether independent, subsidiaries or branches of overseas firms or new start-ups.

The Northern based team operating out of Leeds and Manchester has a strong brand in the local market particularly with small to medium sized banks and building societies. In this ‘portfolio’ segment we support clients with advice and support across the full spectrum of regulatory subject matters ranging from Capital and Liquidity matters; Governance Effectiveness reviews; to SMCR Compliance assessments through to Board level coaching and preparation for meeting with the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA”) and the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”).

The Role

You will be the engagement manager on a number of engagements for wider regulatory compliance with our UK client base.

This will involve but is not limited to:

- Engagement managing small and medium sized projects;

- Leading and co-leading pitches to win future work;

- Managing budgets, providing work in progress updates and client invoicing;

- Ensuring engagements are delivered to the high standards our clients expect;

- Leading, motivating and managing teams and co-ordinating with subject matter experts;

- Managing engagements day-to-day supporting engagement leaders including the financials and resourcing of individual projects

- Contributing to the development and maintenance of client relationships alongside the partner and directors of the team;

- Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and building an external network.

- Contributing to discreet areas of business development and proposal builds;
- Enhancing KPMG’s profile in the market by supporting KPMG's wider global network;

- Identifying new opportunities with existing engagement/clients for the team and the wider KPMG
- Providing detailed technical advice covering a range of regulatory matters; and
- Managing or leading a portfolio of concurrently running client engagements.

The Person

As an engagement manager, you are technically proficient but also comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people whether internally or in a client facing capacity. Your experience and skills will show that you will:

- Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery;
- Display technical strength in at least one of our core subject matter expertise areas namely prudential regulation of capital or liquidity and governance and SMCR compliance;
- Play a key role in people development activities (coaching/ mentoring) for less experienced team members and play a key role in attracting and retaining talent to build the team as the business grows;
- Sustain a high level of drive, show enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team;
- Display an inclusive, collaborative approach and operate in an inspirational and respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community;
- Demonstrate insight and apply knowledge effectively to business and client problems;

- Demonstrate commercial awareness and identify opportunities to enhance revenue;

- Proven track record of

Issue identification and problem-solving skills.

Achieve results through others

Positive and flexible attitude to work and a willingness to embrace new initiatives.

Planning and project management skills.

- Effective oral and written communicator (the role will involve report writing);
- Communicate with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;

- Promote the Regulatory team within KPMG in order to encourage collaboration and increase internal leads;
- Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of your work, knowledge and experience; and

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.


- Broad UK Regulatory knowledge;
- Likely to have held significant positions in the financial services industry; with the PRA or FCA; and / or a leading professional services organisation; and
- Successful track record of managing people and projects new business origination through both internal and external activities.

- Industry recognised qualification (e.g. ACA, CISI, FPC, IMC, CFA etc.) desirable but not essential

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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